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latin pronunciation audio – First Form

First Form Latin Pronunciation CD
First Form Latin Pronunciation CD
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Portrait of a Gaucho

Portrait of a Gaucho
Gaucho (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɡautʃo]) is a term commonly used to describe residents of the South American pampas, chacos, or Patagonian grasslands, found principally in parts of Argentina, Uruguay, Southern Chile, and Southern Brazil. In Brazil, Gaúcho (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡaˈuʃu]) is also used to designate people from the state of Rio Grande do Sul in general.

The word gaucho could be described as a loose equivalent to the North American "cowboy" (vaquero, in Spanish). Like the North American word cowboy, Venezuelan or Colombian llanero, or Chilean huaso, or the Mexican charro, the term often connotes the 19th century more than the present day; then gauchos made up the majority of the rural population, herding cattle on the vast estancias, and practising hunting as their main economic activities. The word "gaucho" is sometimes used to refer to chimichurri, a steak sauce common to Argentina.[1]

There are several conflicting hypotheses concerning the origin of the term. It may derive from the Mapuche cauchu ("vagabond") [2] or from the Quechua huachu ("orphan"), which gives also a different word in Spanish "guacho". The first recorded uses of the term date from around the time of Argentine independence in 1816.

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'parliamo pict', a lallans pronunciation guide: "that maun be gey dreich" [0m09s]

'parliamo pict', a lallans pronunciation guide: "that maun be gey dreich" [0m09s]
Trans: "I expect it will remain somewhat inclement". Remixer enquiries welcome.


Syntactic etymology:
"maun" – in strict translation, must (imperative) For example, "ye maun" is similar to the French "il faut".
However, "that maun" is inquisitive or rhetorical, more like an inferred logical consequence that generates or fulfils its own premise. It has the inference of either side of the Latin nonne/num, both "isn’t it" (answer expected – yes)" and "is it? answer expected, no)" Also, colloqu., "you mean to say?"
"It maun", on the other hand, is declarative "this must be the case" "Maun that..?" is as one might expect, more openly investigative

"gey" – very, extremely, rather, or somewhat – depending on context.

"dreich" – no exact equivalent in English, but with nuances of bleak, dreary, stark, dull or misery-laden – in the context of weather conditions, thin wintry drizzle in a fairly low northwesterly wind is typical.

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